Return to the Cradle of Irish Presbyterianism, 16-21 Sep 2013
“A family history conference with a difference”
Over six days you will discover the history of Ulster first-hand through excursions to some of the province’s most historic sites, be assisted to carry out research for yourself, and listen to talks by acknowledged experts in their field.
If you are interested in finding out more about your Irish Presbyterian ancestors (or your Irish ancestors of any faith) or wish to explore the history of Presbyterianism in the province of Ulster this is the perfect opportunity in which to do so.
“2013 is a very important year for Irish Presbyterianism for it marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival from Scotland of Rev. Edward Brice, the first Presbyterian minister to settle in Ireland.”
Summary of Programme
Day 1: Welcome and introductions; talks on the history of Presbyterianism
Day 2: Research at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
Day 3: Outing to Carrickfergus, Ballycarry and the Sixmilewater Valley
Day 4: Further research at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
Day 5: Outing to North Down and the Ards
Day 6: Outing to Derry and Donegal
For more details please visit http://www.ancestryireland.com/irish-presbyterianism/<- Back to the news list